Friday, November 5, 2010

Cultivating Regional Food Security: Recent Research in Urban-Rural Food Systems - 12.4-5.2010

Register now to get the early bird rate for the conference at the University of Washington Botanic Gardens Center for Urban Horticulture December 4-5, 2010, with the goal of increasing collaboration among community leaders and residents to create a more sustainable regional food system in terms of production, land use and equitable access to food.

Co-hosted by the UW Botanic Gardens and Washington State University Extension, the conference brings together a diverse audience including urban gardeners, agriculture organizations and policy-enacting legislators. Nearly three dozen speakers will present emerging research on topics ranging from urban soils, food markets, urban/rural economic interdependence and public health. Work groups will outline post-conference initiatives.

Seats will be limited. Registration for the two day conference includes two lunches and an evening reception, along with conference materials. Early bird registration fees are $150 per person through November 7 and $175 after that date. One day registration is $100.

For more information, contact conference coordinator Karen Luetjen at 206-616-1569 or

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